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Swedish Court Rejects Julian Assange Appeal to Lift Warrant
WikiLeaks founder still faces extradition if he leaves Ecuadorian embassy in London
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Sweden Officially Recognizes Palestinian State
In response, Israel recalls ambassador from Stockholm
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On a Top-Heavy Planet, Nordic Nations Show Path to Healthier Wealth Equity
Income gaps and wealth concentration go hand in hand, new global stats make clear. With one exception.
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Proving Power of Renewables, Wind Making Dirty Fuels Obsolete in Northern Europe
In the face of increased renewable energy and lower electricity prices, Nordic coal- and gas-fired plants are shutting down
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In Swing to Left, Swedes 'Turn Their Backs' on Austerity
Social Democrat Party leader Stefan Löfven poised to head minority government as far-right party also claims parliamentary seats
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Mining Industry Sets Sights on Northern Europe's Fragile Wilderness
Mining boom hitting a "point of no return," Finnish government official says
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Julian Assange Not Freed: 5 Issues to Consider
A Stockholm district court has ruled that the case against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will not be dropped, and that the outstanding arrest warrant against him still stands. I’ve made it a point in my writing about WikiLeaks over the past four years to avoid superficial, uninformed pop-legal...
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Swedish Court Upholds Arrest Warrant for Julian Assange
Lawyers vow to appeal case against Wikileaks founder
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Nearly Two Years Caged in Embassy, Groups Demand Justice for Julian Assange
'Unprecedented situation has not come about as a result of the alleged acts committed in Sweden, but rather due to the clear political interference by powerful interests.'
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Never Forget: Grandson of Auschwitz Commandant Fights For A Nazi-Free Europe
With upcoming elections in a Europe beset by rising neo-Nazi frenzy, a new campaign by Swedish Social Democrats against the resurgence has a high-profile leader: Rainer Hoess, 48, grandson of Rudolf Hoess, the infamous commandant of the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp who presided over the murder of...
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